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    • Accommodation for elderly people 

      Graycar, Adam (1989-04)
      From the viewpoint of elderly people themselves, the question of accommodation is a crucial one. Their housing takes on an increasing importance, not only in a financial sense but also psychologically. Moreover, most ...
    • Accommodation issues for elderly people : State Government perspectives 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-06)
      Only a small proportion of older people ever come into contact with nursing homes. About 4.5 per cent of those aged 65 and over live in nursing homes, and proportions increase with age, and vary quite notably by State. ...
    • Accommodation issues for ethnic aged people in South Australia : accommodation alternatives 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-06)
      Accommodation policies for elderly people involve activity by all three levels of government, non-government welfare organisations (of which about 700 in South Australia are involved with the welfare of elderly people), ...
    • Address to graduates 

      Graycar, Adam (2002-05)
      The achievements of those in the humanities and social sciences don�t seem that spectacular, nor are they widely recognised, but without the humanities and the social sciences technology is near enough to useless. Crime ...
    • Address to Principal's Conference 

      Graycar, Adam (1993-12)
      As industry continues to restructure, there will be a change to the occupational and skills profile of the workforce. We are moving towards a smaller, multi-skilled workforce, able to undertake more complex activities and ...
    • Age pensioners and superannuation 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-04)
      The Older Persons Advisory Committee has expressed great concern at the erosion of indexation benefits for age pensioners. The discussion will be greatly enhanced by releasing current statistics which show a) that households ...
    • Aged care - current challenges 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-11)
      100 years ago life expectancy at birth was 47 years for males and 51 years for females. Today it is around 70 for males and 77 for females. In some circles this increase in life expectancy is seen as a calamity for ...
    • Aged care : where to now? 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Aged care in Australia : conflicting issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      For conventional reasons those aged 65 or more are regarded as constituting our population of elderly persons. 9.7% of Australia's population is aged 65 or more. Most are not in the labour force and thus rely for their ...
    • Aged care: winners and losers 

      Graycar, Adam (1988-04)
      In 1987 our 'aged' population increased by around 55,000, or by 152 per day. Public resources which are allocated are substantial, yet the range of incomes, access to services and housing situation of elderly people is ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-08)
      Between July 1, 1980 and June 30,1981, 111,220 Australians turned 65 - that is 325 per day. Approximately 73,000 people over 65 died in the same period, that is 210 per day. Thus our "aged" population increased by around ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-10)
      There are three factors that need to be considered when talking about retirement and each of these factors represents a stage in the retirement process that requires adjustment. The first factor is the retirement "event" ...
    • Ageing 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-04)
      Significant and monumental changes have taken place in the recent past in the structure of Australia's population, in the needs exhibited and expressed by the population, and in the methods used to attend those needs. For ...
    • Ageing : policy issues 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-04)
      This speech covers demographic and policy issues that are part both of our reality of ageing and of the myths and stereotypes that creep into planning in aged care. It then discusses problems, conditions, policy agendas ...
    • Ageing and public administration 

      Graycar, Adam (1986-09)
      Over the next 25 years S.A.'s population will increase by 27%; the population aged 65 and over by 67%; the population aged 75 and over by 118% and the over 85s by 225%. When translated into goods and services and social ...
    • Ageing and society 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-03)
      The 'graying' of Australia's population has been a regular topic of discussion in government, demographic, health and social service circles in recent years. It has been noted carefully because shifts in population ...
    • Ageing in a changing age 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-10)
      Comparing our population today with that in the census before last (1976) the number of people in their sixties has increased by 14.3 per cent; the number in their seventies and eighties by 25.8 per cent. During the same ...
    • Ageing in a new age 

      Graycar, Adam (1985-03)
      A most pressing need is to develop an agenda for ageing so that the explosion of care in particular, and our ageing situation in general can be managed coherently, compassionately, efficiently and equitably.
    • Ageing in Australia 

      Graycar, Adam (1987-08)
      As we look to the future we will see more older people, and we will see more of our older people living longer. While the advance of science has helped to push back the frontiers of longevity it would be a disaster if our ...
    • Ageing in Australia : a pointer to political dilemmas 

      Graycar, Adam (1981-00)
      The social consequence of ageing is cumulative exclusion of a significant number of people from income, jobs, and meaningful roles in society. The political consequence is determination of the legitimacy of claims made by ...